U.S. Acting Secretary of Labor Julie A. Su recognized Cascade Environmental as one of the 859 recipients of the 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during a virtual award ceremony presented by U.S. Department of Labor. Cascade earned the gold award. The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act (HIRE Vets Act) Medallion Program is the only federal award program that recognizes employers who successfully recruit, hire, and retain veterans.

Ken Moses, Chief People Officer at Cascade, expressed the company’s pride in providing opportunities to those who have served our nation. “At Cascade, we take immense pride in supporting our veterans,” Moses stated. “Recruiting and employing veterans has proven to be a successful strategy for us. Their military experience equips them with the skills and mindset needed to thrive in the environmental services industry. Veterans who have transitioned into civilian roles with Cascade have consistently realized their potential for growth within our organization, including leadership roles.”

Jessica Alexander, Cascade’s Director of Talent Acquisition and a veteran herself, has been instrumental in creating a veteran-friendly approach to talent acquisition. “Assisting service members in transitioning to civilian careers has always been close to my heart,” Alexander remarked. “As a veteran, I understand the challenges that come with this transition. Our veteran recruiting program is centered on matching veterans’ skills and knowledge gained during their service with suitable career opportunities. It’s an absolute honor to employ our nation’s heroes.”

Cascade joins 859 companies from across the United States that share a commitment to hiring veterans and providing them with long-term career opportunities that use the diverse skills they acquired through their military service.  Recipients of the 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award meet rigorous employment and veteran integration assistance criteria, including veteran hiring and retention percentages; availability of veteran-specific resources; leadership programming for veterans; dedicated human resource efforts; pay compensation and tuition assistance programs for veterans. Since its inception, have earned the HIRE Vets Medallion Award.

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